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Old 11-26-2007, 01:49 PM   #1
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Which Firefox plugins do I have?


This ought to be a simple question but it doesn't seem to be. How can I find out which plugins I have installed in Firefox? The Adobe site for Flash says to go to Help -> About Plugins (in Firefox), but Firefox Help has no such option.
 
Old 11-26-2007, 01:52 PM   #2
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Type about:plugins in Firefox' address bar.

Or click here.

Last edited by kotnik; 11-26-2007 at 01:53 PM.
 
Old 11-26-2007, 01:52 PM   #3
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put this in your address bar and hit enter


about:plugins
 
Old 11-27-2007, 04:46 AM   #4
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Post Firefox Plugins Installation Directory

Hi,

You can see the plugins installed under your firefox installation directory something like

example:

/firefox_installation/directory/plugins

my case: /usr/lib/firefox so ls -al will show

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 37 2007-11-22 20:33 flashplugin-alternative.so -> /etc/alternatives/firefox-flashplugin
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 39 2007-11-22 20:35 libjavaplugin.so -> /etc/alternatives/firefox-javaplugin.so
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 9104 2007-10-22 19:42 libunixprintplugin.so
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 35 2007-11-22 20:32 mozplugger.so -> ../../mozilla/plugins/mozplugger.so

If you want a new plugin just give a soft link here. If dont wanna something just remove the softlink file.
 
Old 11-28-2007, 03:25 AM   #5
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You can install the aboutplug extension from here
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2148
 
Old 11-28-2007, 04:52 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by jlo_sandog View Post
You can install the aboutplug extension from here
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2148
Is there really any need to install an extension?

All you have to do is enter "about:plugins" into the address bar. That's hardly difficult!
 
Old 11-28-2007, 12:43 PM   #7
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Click on "Tools", "ADD-ons", there is the list of Firefox extensions.
 
Old 11-28-2007, 02:39 PM   #8
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Click on "Tools", "ADD-ons", there is the list of Firefox extensions.
The question was about plug-ins, not extensions.

The Add-ons manager will list plug-ins at some point in the future (it does in the current trunk nightly versions), but in the current releases it only manages extensions, themes and language packs.
 
Old 11-29-2007, 12:46 PM   #9
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The question was about plug-ins, not extensions.

The Add-ons manager will list plug-ins at some point in the future (it does in the current trunk nightly versions), but in the current releases it only manages extensions, themes and language packs.
Thanks for the knowledge, just trying to help.
 
  


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